Research: Human Impacts On The Deep Seafloor Quantified
Southampton, U.K. - Sep 14, 2010 22:55 EST
Scientists have for the first time estimated the physical footprint of human activities on the deep seafloor of the North East Atlantic. The findings published in the journal PLoS ONE reveal that the area disturbed by bottom trawling commercial fishing...
Whole Foods Vows To Stop Selling Over-Fished Seafood By Earth Day 2013
Austin, Texas - Sep 13, 2010 21:43 EST
Whole Foods Market today launches the first in-store color-coded sustainability-rating program for wild-caught seafood and commits to phasing out all red-rated species by Earth Day 2013. Through partnerships with Blue Ocean Institute and Monterey Bay Aquarium, Whole Foods Market is...
UN Warns Alien Species Are Threatening Biodiversity Of Wadden Sea
Bonn, Germany - Aug 27, 2010 18:05 EST
A wide range of species not native to Europe's Wadden Sea have invaded its ecosystem, threatening the biodiversity of the World Heritage Site, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) said in a report unveiled today.
A diverse range of alien species...
Researchers: Climate Change Hits SE Australia Fish Species; 'Nowhere To Escape'
Sydney, Australia - Aug 13, 2010 17:55 EST
CSIRO's Climate Adaptation and Wealth from Oceans Flagships have identified 43 species, representing about 30 per cent of the inshore fish families occurring in the region, that exhibited shifts thought to be climate-related.
Dr Peter LastThese include warm temperate surf-zone species...